2 Ride the World - the epic journey continues 2RTW

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by simon thomas, Aug 26, 2006.

  1. Adv Grifter

    Adv Grifter on the road o'dreams

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    Welcome back!
    I'd be interested in your take on the Overland Expo event. Any opinions on how it relates to the spirit of world wide motorcycle travel?
    (I attended the first year)

    Are you guys doing a presentation/slide show/talk?

    Is your book going to be for sale yet? (soon?)

    What's next on the travel agenda? Doing anymore rallies and events in the USA? Or are you hanging up your helmets? :ear

    Have fun, safe travels! :beer
  2. Johnny Dakar

    Johnny Dakar Fuckin' Smartass

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  3. simon thomas

    simon thomas www.2ridetheworld.com

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    Hi ADV Grifter, yeah, we're doing a short talk Saturday night after the happy hour and our full presentation Sunday afternoon. We're looking forward to it.

    No book for sale yet, although we're going to have some of our photo prints and we've just designed and had printed a 10th Anniversary T-shirt.

    We'll let you know what we thought of the expo, but for now we're just excited to see some old friends, hang out and have a few beers.

    Cheers
    Simon

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  4. Johnny Dakar

    Johnny Dakar Fuckin' Smartass

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    Tenth Anniversary of the trip, Saturday Night in Flagstaff! Bring yer pasties!
  5. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Sure wish I could be there but I can't make it this time. Enjoy the expo, your anniversary and being back in the United States.
  6. Johnny Dakar

    Johnny Dakar Fuckin' Smartass

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  7. Gale B.T.

    Gale B.T. Long timer

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    Congratulations Simon and Lisa, wish we could have stayed for the big celebration. We were told the ten year celebration would be there at Overland Expo this afternoon ,Sunday 19th,

    We are back home in Pagosa Springs, the big hot springs are always open and should you ever get this way, you have a place to stay and also enjoy the healing effects of the hot spirngs.

    ciao, gale/sandy
  8. MJS

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    Got an email from my local dealer. Simon and Lisa will be doing presentations again. :clap:clap:clap:clap
  9. 1P8RIOT

    1P8RIOT Been here awhile

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    Where can I buy on of those shirts?:freaky
  10. Foot dragger

    Foot dragger singletracker

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    Maybe Rio Nido again in Sep? It was really nice meeting the both of you there years ago. Its gotten to be quite a nice gathering.
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    Seba1 Been here awhile

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  12. lisa thomas

    lisa thomas www.2ridetheworld.com

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    hi guys...well the last two weeks, since arriving here from New Zealand, have been (surprisingly) busy!
    Simon and I will be celebrating our 10 years on the road with a series of presentations, initially around the west coast. We really hope that many of you can make it to one of them and share with us our decade on the road.
    yes, 1P8RIOT...this is where you can get one of 'those' t-shirts! :D

    Heres a list of where the first few presentations will be held:


    and .......more to come.

    Can you believe that since seeing you all last time, Simon and I have travelled for a further 5 years! Time really does fly.



    hope to see old and new friends alike.

    Lisa
  13. 1P8RIOT

    1P8RIOT Been here awhile

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    I look forward to meet you and hearing your presentation.:clap
  14. lisa thomas

    lisa thomas www.2ridetheworld.com

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    1P8RIOT..so Long Beach is the closest to you then...i think!
    so see you there. brng some mates the more the merrier (and a beer afterwards always adds to the fun)

    just heard that we have the Oregan Rally to attend plus SouthSound (Brenden) and RideWest (Dave Swezey) in WA.

    and ...more to come ;-)
    ohh..what fun!
  15. 1P8RIOT

    1P8RIOT Been here awhile

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    You're right, Long Beach BMW is my local shop and they have an outstanding group of people there. I may be in Texas spoiling my grand kids that week. I'll aim for one of the earlier ones to make sure I don't miss you guys.:freaky
  16. lisa thomas

    lisa thomas www.2ridetheworld.com

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    sorry ..I missed out this one.

    6th July San Diego. https://www.facebook.com/events/559330167450407/

    just had messages from South Sound BMW and Ride West both in W.A - presentations will be held for them both in September. dates will be posted when details confirmed. :D
  17. bluepoof

    bluepoof insert pithy saying here

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    Will you be stopping in the Bay Area at all? Two of your posters are hanging in our daughter's room and it'd be cool to get a photo of her with you guys. :D
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    feldjäger Been here awhile

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    We are really looking forward to seeing you out in Las Vegas, Kurt is super excited about you guys coming out!
  19. lisa thomas

    lisa thomas www.2ridetheworld.com

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    we will definitely be in the Bay area - will keep you posted...
    plus really excited about giving our talk in Las Vegas!
    we will be in Vegas for a quick visit with my mother next week but then return for the presentation on June 28th.
    hear its nice and hot out there.....we've been a bit cold over the last few days here on the coast!!
    BTW - my 74 years young mother will be on the back of Simons bike for 20 days! not bad eh!?
    will definitely post some pics up of the up and coming road trip ..Simon two up!
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  20. Ladybug0048

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    Oregon rally? Is that the BMW rally in July? I'll be there. South Sound and Ride West? I hope to get to the see two of you again.